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Mechanics of Breathing: New Insights From New Technologies

Andrea Aliverti, Antonio Pedotti, editors
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Milan : Springer, 2014.
Edition
Second edition
Language
English
ISBN
9788847056473, 8847056470, 9788847056466
Access Restriction
Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Contents
  • The Act of Breathing
  • Work of Breathing During Exercise: Implications for Performance
  • Pathology of COPD and Asthma
  • Pathophysiology of Airflow Obstruction
  • Role of Airway Smooth Muscle Mechanical Properties in the Regulation of Airway Caliber
  • Nitric Oxide in Asthma Is Like Insulin in Type II Diabetes
  • Static and Dynamic Hyperinflation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Lung Recruitment and De-recruitment
  • Lung Function Testing, Spirometry, Diffusion Capacity and Interpretation
  • Forced Oscillation Technique
  • Optoelectronic Plethysmography: Principles of Measurements and Recent Use in Respiratory Medicine
  • Respiratory Muscle Blood Flow Measured by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) and Indocyanine Green Dye (ICG)
  • Assessment of Dyspnoea
  • Noninvasive Measures of Lung Structure and Ventilation Heterogeneity
  • Computed Tomography (CT)-Based Analysis of Regional Lung Ventilation
  • Functional Imaging of Airway Distensibility
  • Function and Microstructure by Hyperpolarized Gas MRI
  • Pulmonary Functional Imaging with Positron Emission Tomography
  • Pharmacological Treatment: an Update
  • Respiratory and Non-respiratory Muscle Dysfunction in COPD
  • Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Old and New Trends in Invasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Use of Respiratory Mechanics for Monitoring and Setting of Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Use of FOT for Optimising Mechanical Ventilation.
Description
1 online resource (ix, 411 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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